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conference neocon school of newh NeoCon returns June 13-15th to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart with a show floor featuring new products from some 700 exhibitors and 140 CEU accredited seminars. Besides keynoters like Matt Petersen, president and CEO, Global Green USA; Emmy-nominated film and TV set decorator; Margaret Russell, editor in chief, Architectural Digest; and actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., NEWH will present five not-to-miss conference sessions. Register at by June 6th for free registration. Monday, June 13th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Designing for Signature Chefs Vs. Restaurant [M131] Hear from presenters who designed for the infamous Emeril Lagasse. Determine how the aura and energy surrounding a famously successful client changes the approach to the project. Ascertain how to prepare for the first design meeting, what to show, and what to expect to deliver. Observe how the project was won, how to organize for such a project, and how to incorporate the signature flare of a celebrity chef. [Basic] [HOSP] [RES] • Joseph Alteari, senior designer and project director, Floss Barber, Inc. in Philadelphia • Floss Barber, CEO, Floss Barber, Inc., Philadelphia 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm The Missed Opportunities in Greening Hospitality [M153] Fewer than two dozen hotels have obtained their LEED certification, despite all the talk of green hotels. Thousands of “green” hotels are simply switching out showerheads and asking their guests to reuse their towels. Discover the real opportunities for greening in hospitality. Learn what changes and options make the most impact, and discover a world of opportunity for saving water, energy, money, and our environment. Investigate real world case studies, and understand how the right analysis and monitoring can inform your decisions. Witness how amazing green choices can actually enhance the design and guest experience at a hotel. [Intermediate] [HOSP] [ENV] [HSW] • Eric Corey Freed, founding principal, organicARCHICTECT, San Francisco 10 summer 2011 tel 800.593.NEWH Tuesday June 14th 11:00 am – Noon The Versatile Mirror…Cost-Effective Magic [T221] Explore the ways to amplify space and light, shift views and save energy and money using mirrors. Review the basics of what a mirror is and how it works, then see the fascinating applications that transform spaces and perceptions. Get inspired with new design techniques and boost your confidence about when, where, and how to use mirrors. [Basic] [RES] [HOSP] • Pamela Heyne, architect and owner, Pamela Heyne AIA, Saint Michaels, Maryland 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm History of High Performance Textiles [T251] Explore the evolution of high performance textiles from when they first were developed, through environmental complications of the past, and to the current options in the market. Review why durability and high performance are so important in beautiful design. Get acquainted with the incredible range of fabrics that can be specified currently—combinations of durability and beauty that never were possible in the past. Expand your high performance textiles knowledge to help facilitate beautiful designs. [Basic] [HOSP] [HSW] • John Schroeter, CEO and president, Applied Textiles, Byron Center, Michigan Wednesday, June 15th 11:00 am – Noon Restoration, Renovation, and Interpretation— Finding a Balanced Design Approach for Historic Hotels and Resorts [W320] The renovation of an historic structure presents designers and architects with unique challenges. Working within the Secretary of the Interior preservation guidelines, addressing historic tax credit requirements, and surviving ARB politics can present formidable obstacles. Through several case studies, arm yourself with the strategies and resources you need to handle a major restoration or renovation. Define the various disciplinary approaches, namely, restoration, adaptive reuse, and historic interpretation (period design) you need for updating historic sites. Improve your skills for historic building analysis and a contextually sensitive design approach. And finally, leave with a solid list of trade resources and services that are indispensable for historic restoration and renovation projects. [Intermediate] [HOSP] [HSW] • Gary Inman, principal and director of hospitality design, Glave & Holmes Architecture, Richmond, Virginia

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NEWH - Summer 2011

NEWH - Summer 2011
Who’s Who
Conference: NeoCon
Conference: Regional Tradeshows
Design 101: Hotel Renovation
Have You Seen?
Product Know-How: Flooring
On the Scene
Cover Story: Lexmark Carpet Mills
Project: Hilton Anatole Atrium II
Project: Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
Project: Wyndham Vacation Resorts
Save the Date
New Members
Partner Profiles

NEWH - Summer 2011